21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Fly
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Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly
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Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Dnipro
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Kharkiv
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Poltava
— 1 night
Drive
6
Chernihiv
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Chernobyl
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 4 nights
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4
nights
Lviv

City of Lions

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Lviv is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Rynok Square, steep yourself in history at Armenian street, examine the collection at Insomnia - The Haunted House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lviv journey builder website.

Helsinki, Finland to Lviv is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
Rynok Square ©
Must see
Rynok Square
4.8
Old Town ©
World heritage site
Old Town
4.8
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Cemetery
Lychakiv Cemetery
4.7

3
nights
Odessa

Pearl of the Black Sea

Though most famous for the Potemkin Steps leading down the Black Sea coast, Odessa welcomes visitors with several other attractions, including beaches and an ornate opera house.
Odessa is known for museums, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, examine the collection at Museum of Interesting Science, walk around City Garden, and surround yourself with nature on Ukraine by Locals.

Plan my day in Odessa using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Lviv to Odessa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dnipro.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Ukraine by Locals ©
Must see
Ukraine by Locals
4.8
Potemkin Stairs ©
Landmark
Potemkin Stairs
4.0

2
nights
Dnipro

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Family Bench, examine the collection at Dnipropetrovsk National History Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Lomonosov Statue, then get engrossed in the history at Museum Time Machines, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountain Vodyanaya Sfera. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Monument of Eternal Glory, make a trip to Fontan "Muza", take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church in Honour of John the Baptist Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Memory of The Jewish People and The Holocaust In Ukraine Museum, then don't miss a visit to Menorah Center, and finally make a trip to Zolotaya Roza Synagogue.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Dnipro trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Odessa to Dnipro takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Odessa in January, expect nights in Dnipro to be about the same, around -7°C, while days are slightly colder, around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Dnipro

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Kharkiv

Kharkiv hosts numerous Soviet monuments from its stint as the capital in the 1920s and is considered the industrial and educational heart of Ukraine.
On the 11th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Museum of Coffee, then stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, and then admire the local landmark of Mirror Stream fountain. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Marine Museum, get curious at Software and Computer Museum, make a trip to YermilovCentre of Modern Art, then make a trip to Strilka Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kharkiv holiday builder tool.

Drive from Dnipro to Kharkiv in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Kharkiv can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Poltava.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Poltava

Poltava is a city located on the Vorskla River in central Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stroll around Petrovskiy Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savior Church, test your problem-solving skills at Quest-Project Izolyatsiya, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sampsoniy Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Peter I Monument.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Poltava trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kharkiv to Poltava takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chernihiv.

Things to do in Poltava

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Peter I Monument ©
Monument
Peter I Monument
4.4

2
nights
Chernihiv

Chernihiv HistoryChernihiv was first mentioned in the Rus'-Byzantine Treaty (907) (as Черниговъ (Chernigov)), but the time of establishment is not known. On the 14th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Catherine's Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Borys and Glib Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Dytynets. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Leonid Hlibov Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyatnytska Church, then stroll around Bohdan Khmelnytskyi Garden Square, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Izolyatsiya Quest Project.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Chernihiv tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Poltava to Chernihiv takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Chernihiv

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Chernobyl

Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, near Ukraine's border with Belarus. On the 16th (Sat), push the limits with Chernobyl Visit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4, expand your understanding of the military at Chernobyl Go, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Elijah Church.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Chernobyl vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Chernihiv to Chernobyl in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. January in Chernobyl sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Chernobyl

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Chernobyl Visit ©
Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Chernobyl Visit
4.9
Reactor No 4
Landmark
Reactor No 4
4.8
St. Elijah Church ©
Religious Site
St. Elijah Church
4.6

4
nights
Kyiv (Kiev)

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kyiv (Kiev) is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz, and contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kyiv (Kiev) tour planner.

You can drive from Chernobyl to Kyiv (Kiev) in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in January, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Spas
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Photography Tours
4.8

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